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Cowgirl Creamery & Tomales Bay Foods

HR Coordinator


Cowgirl Creamery & Tomales Bay Foods

For over 20 years, Cowgirl Creamery has produced a variety of fresh, bloomy, and aged cheeses, using milk from neighboring dairies while championing the local milkshed in Marin and Sonoma Counties. Two decades, dozens of awards, two creameries and two retail stores later, we continue to act as an advocate for sustainable agriculture and artisan cheese. Our team is full of food-loving, hard-working folks who have a positive, team-oriented attitude. We care about each other, take great pride in our work and all share a passion for local, artisan food. If this sounds like you, we hope you’ll saddle up and join us on our journey!

Position overview

Tomales Bay Foods, home of the Cowgirl Creamery, is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Human Resources department. As a member of our small but mighty HR team, you will help support our hard-working crews via day-to-day operations in the following areas: benefits administration, records & data management, employee relations, training, onboarding, recruitment/employment, payroll processing, and more. This is a great opportunity to join our growing, cheese-loving team! This is a full-time roll based at our office in Petaluma with occasional travel to our locations in Pt Reyes and San Francisco.

What You'll Do:

• Maintain HRISs records and employee data, including new hires, terminations, and employee changes. • Manage bi-weekly payroll processing and reporting. • Manage all benefits programs, including employee eligibility and notifications, open enrollment, quarterly SF HCO rosters, annual 401(k)l filings, etc., coordinating with outside vendors and brokers as needed. • Support in-house recruiting including job posting and initial screening. Work with managers through hiring process from requisition to onboarding. • Support creation, execution, and maintenance of company training and development programs. • Assist in development, documentation and implementation of human resource policies. • Maintain and coordinate employee recognition & engagement programs.

What You Bring:

• 1-2 years of previous HR experience, ideally in payroll and benefits administration. • AA degree in Human Resources or Human Resources certificate. • Bilingual in English/Spanish is highly preferred. • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel. • Working knowledge of current federal and state labor laws. • Analytical, organized, and detail oriented mindset. • Strong professional work ethic with ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.

Perks & Pay:

• This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position. Rate DOE. • Company-sponsored health, dental, Life/AD&D insurance, 401K, paid time off, and a 25% discount • Bonus perks like swag to keep you warm, coffee & treats to keep you going, birthday gifts, and endless Cowgirl cheer!